The young victims of an intensifying global food crisis are being buried in unmarked graves. In crowded malnutrition wards, families are waiting for one ailing child to be discharged before bringing in the next. Mothers return home empty-handed from dwindling food markets, where prices for some staples have doubled in recent months. The worst hunger emergency in a half-century is afflicting Somalia and some of the world’s other poorest countries, where the effects of drawn-out conflicts and increasingly extreme weather are being exacerbated by the economic disruptions from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the coronavirus pandemic.